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‘Ukraine Crisis, Correction In Global Public Markets May Impact Investments Into India’

Anand Daniel, partner, Accel, speaks with Outlook Business about the overall impact of the crisis on the Indian funding scene, if India stands an advantage over China and whether it is a good time to launch an IPO. Edited excerpts:

Anand Daniel

The developing Ukraine-Russia conflict is impacting global financial movement, including VC funding into start-ups. Indian start-ups, which witnessed a record $40 billion worth of investment being pulled into their ecosystem in 2021, could see a drop in the dollars coming in with the US economy getting indirectly affected by the war. Anand Daniel, partner, Accel, speaks with Outlook Business about the overall impact of the crisis on the Indian funding scene, if India stands an advantage over China and whether it is a good time to launch an IPO. Edited excerpts: